On Now

Listen to the Stream
  • Piano Sonata 9:39 Franz Schubert
    Paul Lewis, piano
    Buy Now
  • Symphony No. 5 9:06 Jean Sibelius
    Minnesota Orchestra
    Osmo Vanska
    Buy Now
Playlist
Other MPR Radio Streams
Choral Stream
MPR News
Radio Heartland

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Playlist Archive

January 2013
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

  • Buy the music you've heard on-air! Your purchase helps support our classical service.
    ArkivMusic

Services

Classical Music Playlist

Highlights from September 9 to 16

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Austin High School Concert Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dan Wascoe, retired reporter and columnist for the Star Tribune.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Austin High School Concert Choir.
Wednesday, 8 pm: The Minnesota Opera: Puccini's Manon Lescaut.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Kremerata Baltica play Weinberg, from a recent Schubert Club performance.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Kotzschmar Goings and Comings.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra plays Janacek and Dvorak.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Etudes.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature .
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Katie McCurry, Account Representative with Fireman's Fund.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.

Programming Highlights

Monday, January 14, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:49 Georg Philipp Telemann - Divertimento
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 463074
Buy
11:39 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
Buy
11:10 Johannes Brahms - Cello Sonata No. 1
Zuill Bailey, cello
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Telarc 32664
Buy
11:06 Jeremiah Clarke - The Prince of Denmark's March
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341
Buy
11:02 John Playford - Three Country Dances
Jeremy Barlow, conductor
The Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 1901039
Buy

10 - 11 PM

10:50 Malcolm Arnold - English Dances: First Set
Bryden Thomson, conductor
The Philharmonia
Chandos 8867
Buy
10:35 Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet No. 1 in C
Danel Quartet
Fuga libera 512
Buy
10:28 Edvard Grieg - Varen
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Bengt Forsberg, piano
DH 437 521
Buy
10:02 Bohuslav Martinu - Symphony No. 2
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 362
Buy

9 - 10 PM

9:55 Eric William Barnum - the Sweetheart of the Sun
Michael Culloton, conductor
Choral Arts Ensemble
Rochester 32008
Buy
9:29 Johannes Brahms - Viola Sonata No. 1 in f minor
Shlomo Mintz, viola
Itamar Golan, piano
Avie 2057
Buy
9:22 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di Mare" ("Storm at Sea")
Jorg-Michael Schwarz, conductor
Rebel
Matthias Maute, recorder
Bridge 9377
Buy

8 - 9 PM

8:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120908
Buy
8:14 Igor Stravinsky - Octet for Winds
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120908
Buy
8:01 Igor Stravinsky - Concerto for String Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120908
Buy

7 - 8 PM

7:39 Leonard Bernstein - Fancy Free
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 39448
Buy
7:32 Austin Wintory - Journey (game score): Threshold
Oleg Kontradenko , conductor
Skopje Radio Symphonic Orchestra
SumThing  3009
Buy
7:05 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 4
Alban Berg Quartet
EMI 66408
Buy
7:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude & Fugue No. 15 in G
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67302
Buy

6 - 7 PM

6:44 E. J. Moeran - Serenade in G Major
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 49912
Buy
6:34 Ralph Vaughan Williams - 6 Studies in English Folk Song
Eileen Croxford, cello
David Parkhouse, piano
EMI 65100
Buy
6:31 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Te Deum: Prelude
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
Buy
6:21 Arcangelo Corelli - Oboe Concerto
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Joris van den Hauwe, oboe
Schwann 310822
Buy
6:11 Ariel Ramirez - Alfonsina y el mar
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sony 84219
Buy
6:04 Frederic Chopin - Prelude No. 15 "Raindrop"
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
Sony 89669
Buy

5 - 6 PM

5:50 Wilhelm Stenhammar - Excelsior!
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 251
Buy
5:44 Bohuslav Martinu - Nonetto: 1st movement
Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
DG 427640
Buy
5:34 Antonin Dvorak - Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
William Steinberg, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Nathan Milstein, violin
EMI 67250
Buy
5:27 Scott Joplin - Solace (A Mexican Serenade)
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
Buy
5:07 Johann Hummel - Trumpet Concerto
Jahja Ling, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80232
Buy
5:02 Silvius Leopold Weiss - Lute Concerto: Allegro
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Lucas Harris, lute
Tafelmusik 1001
Buy

4 - 5 PM

4:55 Jean Sibelius - Karelia Suite: Alla Marcia
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 69028
Buy
4:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 12: Scherzo
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80425
Buy
4:27 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 6
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67308
Buy
4:21 Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. W. Kempff - Sleepers Awake
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67309
Buy
4:18 Giacomo Puccini - Tosca: Recondita armonia
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
London 417011
Buy
4:09 Franz Schubert - Octet: 3rd movement
Gaudier Ensemble
Hyperion 67339
Buy
4:02 Giuseppe Verdi - Aida: Triumphal March
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44724
Buy

3 - 4 PM

3:55 Samuel Barber - Souvenirs: 2 Dances
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80441
Buy
3:49 Claude Debussy - Images Book II: 2nd movement
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Decca 460247
Buy
3:46 Austin Wintory - Journey (game score): Nascence
Oleg Kontradenko, conductor
Skopje Radio Symphonic Orchestra
SumThing  3009
Buy
3:41 Peter Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80151
Buy
3:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Quintet
Chicago Chamber Musicians
Larry Combs, clarinet
Summit 461
Buy
3:00 George Frideric Handel - Xerxes: Act I: Largo
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Futaba Inoue, piano
Sony 34561
Buy

Noon - 1 PM

12:58 Gaspar Sanz - Espagnoleta
Atrium Musicae of Madrid
Bis 163
Buy
12:47 Roland Dyens - Traveling Sonata
Viviana Guzman, flute
Jeremy Jouve, guitar
Reference 128
Buy
12:42 Ludwig van Beethoven - 5 Variations on "Rule Britannia"
Olli Mustonen, piano
London/Decca 436834
Buy
12:32 Ralph Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47218
Buy
12:26 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trio Sonata
The Publick Musick
Centaur 2592
Buy
12:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Bruno Weil, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 46695
Buy
12:01 Reinhard Keiser - Fredegunda: Lasciami piangere
Alan Curtis, conductor
Il Complesso Barocco
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Virgin 2654
Buy

11 - Noon

11:58 Ralph Vaughan-Williams - A Little Piano Book: Nocturne
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
Buy
11:49 Clara Schumann - Nocturne Op. 6, No. 2
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
Buy
11:45 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne in B flat minor Op. 9, No. 1
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
Buy
11:39 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 6
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 430171
Buy
11:29 Michael Gandolfi - Winter Light
Magan Solomon, conductor
The Alexander String Quartet/San Francisco Choral Artists
Foghorn 2006
Buy
11:24 Segei Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1: Scherzo
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 46053
Buy
11:08 Maurice Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80171
Buy
11:01 Mikhail Glinka - Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
The London Horn Sound
Cala 112
Buy

10 - 11 AM

10:50 Paul Hindemith - Mathis der Maler: Angel Concert
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80195
Buy
10:38 Johann Sebastian Bach/Bruce Haynes - Brandenburg Concerto No. 12
Eric Milnes, conductor
Montreal Baroque Band
Atma 2565
Buy
10:31 Ernesto Lecuona - Carnival Procession; ...And the Negro Woman Danced; Impromptu
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 41144
Buy
10:22 Austin Wintory - Journey (game score): The Road of Trials
Oleg Kontradenko, conductor
Skopje Radio Symphonic Orchestra
SumThing 3009
Buy
10:15 Austin Wintory - Journey (game score): Third Confluence
Oleg Kontradenko, conductor
Skopje Radio Symphonic Orchestra
SumThing 3009
Buy
10:13 Austin Wintory - Journey (game score): The Call
Oleg Kontradenko, conductor
Skopje Radio Symphonic Orchestra
SumThing 3009
Buy
10:00 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sonata
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459614
Buy

9 - 10 AM

9:21 Robert Beaser - Mountain Songs: Selections
Susan Glaser, flute
Frank Platino, guitar
Koch 7533
Buy
9:18 Traditional - Danny Boy
Joseph Flummerfelt, conductor
Westminster Choir
Gothic 49078
Buy
9:11 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Oboes
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Celia Nicklin, oboe
Barry Davis, oboe
Philips 412892
Buy

8 - 9 AM

8:59 Richard Strauss - Divertimento: Selections
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435871
Buy
8:53 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5: 2nd mvt
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 56442
Buy
8:50 Gaetano Donizetti - Daughter of the Regiment: Pour mon ame
Juan Diego Florez, t
Decca 31
Buy
8:35 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 7
Guildhall String Ensemble
RCA 7907
Buy
8:31 Austin Wintory - Journey (game score): Nascence
Oleg Kontradenko, conductor
Skopje Radio Symphonic Orchestra
SumThing 3009
Buy
8:21 Otto Nicolai - Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture
Artur Rother, conductor
Berlin City Opera Orchestra
Teldec 44270
Buy
8:18 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Tambourin
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 42201
Buy
8:08 Giovanni Pergolesi - Sinfonia for Cello
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Peter Howard, cello
London/Decca 425614
Buy
8:04 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
David Golub, piano
Arabesque 6706
Buy

7 - 8 AM

7:50 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica": 3rd movement
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120908
Buy
7:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Concerto: 1st movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Jon Manasse, clarinet
Harmonia Mundi 907516
Buy
7:32 Scott Joplin - The Ragtime Dance
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
Buy
7:26 Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80122
Buy
7:23 Traditional - Loch Lomond
Joseph Flummerfelt, conductor
Westminster Choir
Gothic 49078
Buy
7:17 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Trio No. 1: Scherzo
Rembrandt Trio
Dorian 90187
Buy
7:13 Peter Schickele - Pentangle: Cottonwood Grove
Jorge Mester, conductor
Louisville Orchestra
Ken Albrecht, horn
Albany 24
Buy
7:04 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 48 "Maria Theresia": 1st movement
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419607
Buy

6 - 7 AM

6:48 William Walton - Henry V Suite: Prelude
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 47944
Buy
6:36 Antonio Vivaldi - Guitar Concerto
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 55052
Buy
6:31 Manuel de Falla - La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance No. 1
Brodsky Quartet
Teldec 46015
Buy
6:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Selections
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3134
Buy
6:21 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Rigaudons
Tzimon Barto, piano
Ondine 1067
Buy
6:08 Vincenzo Bellini - Oboe Concerto
James Levine, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe
DG 429750
Buy
6:04 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite: Entrance
Janos Ferencsik, conductor
Budapest Philharmonic
Hungaroton 12190
Buy

5 - 6 AM

5:36 Joaquin Rodrigo - Fantasia for a Gentleman
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 429232
Buy
5:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 26
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI 54092
Buy
5:18 Franz Schubert - Musical Moment No. 1
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902136
Buy
5:06 Armstrong Gibbs - A Spring Garland
Robert Salter, conductor
Guildhall Strings
Hyperion 67093
Buy
5:01 Maurice Durufle - Requiem: Lux Aeterna
Dennis Keene, conductor
Voices of Ascension
Delos 3169
Buy

4 - 5 AM

4:42 Gabriel Faure - Dolly Suite
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9416
Buy
4:31 George Frideric Handel - Trumpet Concerto
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Maurice Andre, trumpet
RCA 5864
Buy
4:25 Malcolm Forsyth - Andante from Sagittarius
Amanda Forsyth, cello
Marquis 231
Buy
4:06 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Guitar Concerto
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525
Buy
4:01 Miguel del Aguila - Salon Buenos Aires: Samba
Camerata San Antonio
Bridge 9302
Buy

3 - 4 AM

3:31 Frederic Chopin - The Sylphides
David Zinman, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Philips 438763
Buy
3:26 Jorge Cardoso - Milonga
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
Buy
3:15 Aram Khachaturian - Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
PentaTone 32
Buy
3:06 Johannes Brahms - Ballade No. 4
Barry Douglas, piano
RCA 6673
Buy
3:01 Bedrich Smetana - A Country Woman
Robert Stankovsky, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223705
Buy

2 - 3 AM

2:40 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 98442
Buy
2:28 Paul Creston - Gregorian Chant for String Orchestr
Arthur Lief, conductor
New York Chamber Orchestra
Vanguard 4076
Buy
2:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 19
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45714
Buy
2:06 Gabriel Faure - Requiem: In Paradisum
Richard Marlow, conductor
Trinity Church Choir
Conifer 51308
Buy
2:01 Emmanuel Chabrier - Picturesque Pieces: Pompous Minuet
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 79
Buy

1 - 2 AM

1:51 Georg Philipp Telemann - Sonata for Strings
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
DG 5761
Buy
1:43 Emil Reesen - Greenlandic Folk Music
Bo Holten, conductor
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
Dacapo 226031
Buy
1:11 Robert Schumann - Piano Quintet
Elias String Quartet
Jonathan Biss, piano
Onyx 4092
Buy
1:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Snow Maiden: Melodrama
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9324
Buy
1:01 Santiago de Murcia - Canarios
Paul O'Dette, guitar
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Pedro Estevan, percussion
Pat O'Brien, guitar
Steve Player, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907212
Buy

Midnight - 1 AM

12:34 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Cello Concerto No. 2
Gustav Leonhardt, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Anner Bylsma, cello
Virgin 90800
Buy
12:17 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Henryk Szeryng, violin
Philips 400077
Buy
12:12 Domenico Gabrielli - Ricercar No. 3
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Oxingale 2018
Buy
12:07 Gustav Holst - Symphony "The Cotswolds": 3rd movement
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
Buy
12:01 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Serenade
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134
Buy